Filipinos anywhere in the country may set an appointment at their preferred DFA branch when applying for their passport for the first time or renewing an old one.
For those who haven't got a passport, read my guide for NEW PASSPORT APPLICATION.
If you are renewing your passport, go to - PASSPORT RENEWAL APPLICATION PROCESS
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- Stylish face mask
- Water container/tumbler to rehydrate
- Travel backpack / luggage
- Reusable vacuum storage packs
- Selfie stick
- Acion cam
- Camping tent
- WiFi kit
- Power bank
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Where to Get a PH Passport
With an SM Government Service Express within your reach, you can now conveniently process your PH Passport Application. There's at least 10 DFA Satellite Offices inside SM Supermalls where you can apply for a new passport or a renewal.
One of those office branches is DFA NCR West which is located inside SM City Manila in Manila City.
To see all other branches, I have a complete list of ALL DFA BRANCHES IN THE PHILIPPINES.
DFA NCR West - SM City Manila Services
DFA NCR West - SM City Manila accepts the following services:
- New Passport Application (for both adult and minor)
- Passport Renewal (for both adult and minor)
- Courtesy Lane
Before Going to DFA NCR West - SM City Manila
You are required to get an online appointment before you can go to DFA NCR West - SM City Manila.
How to Get to DFA NCR West - SM City Manila
If you are looking to visit the DFA NCR West - SM City Manila for processing your passport application, here are transportation commute options available for you:
Via Public Commuting
The best way to go to SM City Manila is by taking LRT-1. Get off Central Terminal Station and take a short walk to the mall.
Via Private Vehicle
For those who are bringing own vehicle, you can follow directions from Google Maps or Waze. Pay parking is available at the mall.
ATTRACTIONS TO SEE IN MANILA
DFA NCR West - SM City Manila Address and ScheduleAddress: 5th Floor, SM City Manila, 1000 Natividad Lopez St, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila
Office Hours: 9AM to 5PM, Monday to Friday
ACTIVITIES AND TOURS IN MANILA
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